January 2019

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First Look: Fender American Performer Telecaster

First Look: Fender American Performer Telecaster

January 18, 2019
Watch John Bohlinger play the latest iteration of Leo's first solidbody that's loaded with a new Yosemite bridge single-coil and Keef-esque neck humbucker.
Rig Rundown: Emma Ruth Rundle

Rig Rundown: Emma Ruth Rundle

January 16, 2019
The moody goth-folk songstress and her 6-string compatriot Evan Patterson detail the off-kilter double-cuts, dual-amp configurations, and reverb-dripping boards that give life to their jangly, ambient washes and doomy, crashing crescendos.
BC Audio Bel Air 40 Review

BC Audio Bel Air 40 Review

January 15, 2019
A stellar 6V6 combo with inspiring, innovative options.
First Look: Supro 1313 Analog Delay

First Look: Supro 1313 Analog Delay

January 15, 2019
Our advance-look at the all-analog, MN3005-powered time machine co-designed with Howard Davis, who helped create the Deluxe Memory Man.
Free the Tone Black Vehicle BV-1V Review

Free the Tone Black Vehicle BV-1V Review

January 11, 2019
A meticulously designed, quiet black box that churns out an impressive palette of amp-like overdrive.
Rig Rundown: Manchester Orchestra

Rig Rundown: Manchester Orchestra

January 9, 2019
Observe how the Atlanta-based rockers keep instruments in the family and take a pragmatic approach by hitting the road with everyman gear to morph between their brutal heavy riffs and beautiful, cinematic soundscapes.
ESP LTD GB-4 Review

ESP LTD GB-4 Review

January 8, 2019
An offset-design 4-string that charms with both attitude and tone-sculpting power.
First Look: Emma Electronic Navigator Delay

First Look: Emma Electronic Navigator Delay

January 7, 2019
The Danish-born stomp's second delay generator (beat-split repeats), modulation capabilities (lush chorus and spacy flanging), and hybrid circuitry make it more than your standard echo machine.
Rig Rundown: Tera Melos’ Nick Reinhart

Rig Rundown: Tera Melos’ Nick Reinhart

January 2, 2019
The Willy Wonka of guitar uses a forgotten Squier, a long-lusted-after Jazzmaster, and a heap of misfit and boutique stomps to warp the instrument into the 21st century.
Quick Hit: Electro-Harmonix Triangle Big Muff Review

Quick Hit: Electro-Harmonix Triangle Big Muff Review

January 1, 2019
EHX revisits the Muff that started it all.
Top 10 First Looks of 2018

Top 10 First Looks of 2018

December 31, 2018
You voted with your clicks! Here are PG's most-watched gear-demo videos of the year.
Top 10 Riff Rundowns of 2018

Top 10 Riff Rundowns of 2018

December 30, 2018
From Alter Bridge to Mastodon, Killswitch Engage, Melvins, and more—your favorite clips of guitar greats breaking down their own iconic licks.
Death By Audio Total Sonic Annihilation 2 Review

Death By Audio Total Sonic Annihilation 2 Review

December 28, 2018
Death By Audio’s original weapon of sonic destruction returns in enhanced and surprisingly manageable and musical form.
Top 10 Rig Rundowns of 2018

Top 10 Rig Rundowns of 2018

December 26, 2018
Based on your eyeballs, here are the most-watched episodes of the year.
Riff Rundown: A Perfect Circle's "Judith"

Riff Rundown: A Perfect Circle's "Judith"

December 23, 2018
Guitarist Billy Howerdel provides some tuning tips (spoiler: it's in standard) and goes through all the phases of the Mer De Noms smash hit.
Rig Rundown: Saves the Day

Rig Rundown: Saves the Day

December 19, 2018
Watch how bassist Rodrigo Palma uses a simplistic, time-tested combination of Fender plus Ampeg, while guitarist Arun Bali employs a collection of classic guitars and stacks a hearty amount of fuzz pedals to color their brand of post-pop punk.
Squier Contemporary Active Jazz Bass HH Review

Squier Contemporary Active Jazz Bass HH Review

December 18, 2018
With this new workhorse, adding a double dose of humbucker to the Jazz formula equals a whole lotta bass.
Seymour Duncan Fooz Review

Seymour Duncan Fooz Review

December 14, 2018
Filtering, fuzz, and modulation meet to make a powerful and petite synth for guitar.
Rig Rundown: KT Tunstall

Rig Rundown: KT Tunstall

December 12, 2018
The charming Scottish singer-songwriter walks us through her intricate pedalboard and wows us with her ingenious, seemingly effortless looping skills.
Sadowsky MetroExpress Review

Sadowsky MetroExpress Review

December 11, 2018
A premium brand unveils a new model with an accessible price of entry.